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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 174484
Last updated: 27 November 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic b47 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing B-47
Owner/operator:United States Air Force (USAF)
Registration: 53-2277
MSN: 4501090
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:St David's Island -   Bermuda
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Kindley Field (BDA/XKF)
Destination airport:
Caught fire and crashed in sea after take-off. As "bomber airplane B-47" in newspaper.

Crashed into Castle Harbour, South of Kindley Air Force Base (now L F Wade International Airport) on St David's Island, Bermuda


El Litoral 16 April 1955, p1

Ref:-, USA Military Aircraft Serial Numbers/P Clarke

Revision history:

13-Mar-2015 17:16 TB Added
10-Feb-2020 17:24 Peter Clarke Updated [Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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